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Volume 2, Number 3—July 1996

Dispatch

Sentinel Surveillance for Yellow Fever in Kenya, 1993 to 1995

Eduard J. Sanders*, Peter Borus*, George Ademba*, Grace Kuria*, Peter M. Tukei*, James W. LeDuc†, and M
Author affiliations: *Virus Research Centre, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya; †Division of Emerging and Other Communicable Diseases Surveillance and Control, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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Characterisitics of patients with confirmed YF cases, October 7, 1993 to December 31, 1995

Characteristics Number Percentage (%)
Sex, male 5 50
female 5 50
Age, < 40 years 8 80
Jaundice 10 100
Hemorrhage 5 50
Deaths 3 30
History of YF vaccination 7a 70

aOnly non-fatal cases.

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